(Seth McLaughlin, The Washington Times) – Gov. Scott Walker plans to sign a 20-week abortion ban in Wisconsin that social conservatives say is a major victory for unborn babies and could strengthen the Republican’s pro-life credentials on the eve of his entrance into the 2016 presidential race.
Religious and social conservatives have questioned Mr. Walker’s commitment to pro-life efforts following his gubernatorial campaign last fall where he said he supports legislation that leaves the final decision of whether to end a pregnancy “to a woman and her doctor.”
Mr. Walker, though, drew praise Thursday after thanking the Wisconsin legislature for sending him a measure “protecting unborn children after 5 months.”
“Great day for life in [Wisconsin],” Mr. Walker said via Twitter.
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